domingo, agosto 27, 2006

Os Balões da Fun Fest... Uma festa anual onde a cidade se reune em volta deste evento,levávamos cadeiras para nos acomodarmos eu algum lugar estratégico para ver danças típicas,os balões subindo e colorindo o céu azul,à noite tinha os "fire works" (fogos de artifício) Uma sincronia e uma beleza inexplicáveis!!!
Abaixo estão algumas atrações que a cidade oferece.Cidade esta ,onde aprendí muito,fiz garndes amigas que, até hoje temos contato .Cidade ,onde morei e deixei um pedaço do meu coração!!! I am missing so much,And I intend,yes I will, to be back soon!!!Kingsport,TN.

Kingsport's Regional Sights
Kingsport residents and visitors have the opportunity to experience a variety of activities throughout the year:Allandale Mansion, Bays Mountain Park with its planetarium and wolf habitat, The Herbery, The Exchange Place which depicts farm life in the early 19th century, Netherland Inn and Hammond House (on the National Register of Historic Places), and Warrior's Path State Park are local attractions within a few minutes drive of downtown Kingsport.As you venture further, Jonesborough, the oldest town in Tennessee and the capital of the "Lost State of Franklin", Bristol Motor Speedway (NASCAR) and Kingsport Speedway, Rocky Mount, Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and Roan Mountain State Park are frequently visited attractions, just to name a few. Kingsport is a great place to start for a well-rounded, enjoyable visit to this part of the country. A large number of popular attractions, such as Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood theme park, Gatlinburg, and Biltmore House and Gardens, lie within a 75-mile radius of Kingsport.

Andrew Johnson National Historic SiteTrace the life of the industrious tailor who became the 17th President of the United States. The site includes the tailor shop, 1830's Johnson House, museum, and The Homestead in which Johnson lived from 1851 until his death in 1875. Also located in Greeneville is the National Cemetery where he and other faculty members are buried.P.O.Box 1088, Greeneville, TN 37744 (423) 638 3551.
Appalachian CavernsNortheast Tennessee's largest commercial caverns. For centuries, the great cavern lay in silence. Today, an elaborate lighting system allows visitors to stroll along the safe, dry walkways with knowledgeable, well trained guides. Almost one mile of walkways provide a full hour of excitement.420 Cave Hill, Blountville, TN 37617. (423) 323 2337.If this is your "cup of tea", you might also enjoy Bristol Caverns at 1157 Bristol Caverns Highway, Bristol, TN. (423) 878 2011.

Appalachian TrailThe Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a foot trail running 2,160 miles from Maine to Georgia, with 156 miles in Northeast Tennessee. 32 clubs along the trail will arrange group day hikes and work trips.P.O. Box 807, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. (304) 535 6331.
Archie Campbell Tourism ComplexGrand Ole Opry star Archie Campbell helped put his hometown, Bulls Gap, "on the map" to millions of television viewers. The Tourism Complex includes 27 structures from Old Country Store to Gilley's Hotel, to the Archie Campbell's museum - all tracing the area's Civil War and railroad history.P.O.Box 181, Bulls Gap, TN 37711. (423) 235 5216.

For those who appreciate the traditional music of the mountains: The Carter Family Fold and Museum in Hiltons, VA. and The Birthplace of Country Music in Bristol, TN/VA.

B.Carroll Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University.Barter Theatre in Abingdon, "the" state theater of Virginia.
For more regional, area-wide information, please visit the web sites of the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association and the Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Sullivan County government.

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